Lexington, Virginia Historic Attractions

The past and present mingle throughout Lexington and Rockbridge County, VA. Here are some of Lexington Real Estate Connection’s favorite historic attractions in the Lexington, VA area.

Lexington Carriage Company

Lexington, VA historic attractions and real estate

Lexington, VA historic carriage rides

The clip-clop of horses is a familiar sound throughout historic Downtown Lexington, VA. Experience the rich history of our charming college town from a horse-drawn carriage. Enjoy a fully narrated, 45-minute tour with plenty of interesting tidbits about historic sites such as Washington & Lee University, VMI, Lee Chapel, and the Stonewall Jackson House.  You’ll also visit historic residential streets to learn about homes and architecture from the early 1800s through 1880s. The carriage tour season generally runs from April 1st – October 31st. All tours begin at 106 E. Washington St. Call (540) 463-5647 to reserve your carriage tour or learn more info at www.lexcarriage.com.

Wade’s Mill

Visit a working flour mill (circa 1750) powered by a 21-foot water wheel. One of the few remaining mills of its kind and on the National Register of Historic Places, Wade’s Mill is truly a blast from the past! Be sure to visit the store where you can purchase stone-ground flour and mixes. Located in beautiful Raphine, VA. Learn more at www.wadesmill.com.

George C. Marshall Museum

Celebrate the legacy of one of America’s great military, political and moral leaders at the George C. Marshall Museum on the campus of Virginia Military Institute. Learn more at www.marshallfoundation.org/museum.